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Texas Trail Market hosts 'The Rustic Rose'

If you were in the Texas Trail Market this weekend you would have noticed that there is a new business back in the corner. Morgan Shepardson and Chelsea Hershey have opened up the Rustic Rose flower...

 

Burns' Shepherd's Closet - a giving hand

With the holidays coming up some local families are feeling the pinch more than others. The pressure of buying gifts, cooking meals, entertaining family, and so much more can often be more than a...

 

Thursday Fun Day at Pine Bluffs Branch Library

This weeks Thursday Fun Day was filled with hidden turkeys and shape recognition. Local kiddos played hide and go seek with Mr. Turkey while working on their shape recognition skills. Library worker...

 

Silent Witness Procession - Walk for Victims

An emotional Mayor Orr, along with several representatives from the Zonta Club, took part in the annual Silent Witness Procession on Monday to stand up for victims of domestic violence. Rebecca Reid...

 

Bowman Open House

Allwayz Manufacturing, Bowman Irrigation, and Bowman Cattle hosted their open house again for those in the area looking for updated technology. Several vendors were invited to display their services...

 

High capacity wild horse adoption farm looks to locate to Burns if statute is changed

If you have been a longtime resident of Burns you may be familiar with the farm of William Riedel located at 2439 Road 146. What you may not be aware of is that there is a company out of Isabel, South Dakota called Equine Elite LLC that is trying to...

 

Pine Bluffs Town Council approves rate increase for town's garbage system

Monday night's town council meeting opened with a discussion of resolution 2019-08, the garbage rate adjustment that was introduced several weeks ago. As mentioned in previous articles, the garbage...

 

Bullying: Part 2 Small town difference

Small town life is idyllic for some. The quiet, the clean air, and the friendly neighbors are an attraction for some, but what does that lifestyle look like for someone who is being bullied. In this second part of my series on bullying I will be...

 

U.S. Adaptive Sports Team - Derik Smith to compete in Thailand at 2020 World Cup

Derik Smith was born with pseudarthrosis of the Tibia and at the age of nine, after nine surgeries, made the decision to have his leg amputated so that he could continue to play in the sports that he...

 

Turkey Fun: a prelude to Thanksgiving!

Our favorite library ladies, Mary and Molly once again created a fun atmosphere for Pine Bluffs young ones at the library on Tuesday for Turkey Fun. A scavenger hunt, a turkey punch, bingo, and...

 

Thursday Fun Day at the Library: Zoo animals

This weeks Thursday Fun Day was filled with giant elephants and other zoo animals that local kiddos could craft and mimic throughout the hour. Library worker Molly Williams entertained the kids with...

 

Veterans honored at American Legion, and Pine Bluffs High School

Originally known as Armistice Day, Veteran’s Day is the anniversary of the signing of the truce that ended the fighting during World War I in 1918. In 1926 Armistice Day became an official holiday. Many years later on June 1, 1954, the name was cha...

 

Pine Bluffs holds Census meeting for the first CCC training

Partnership Specialist for the Dallas Regional Census Center Stephanie Freeman was at the town hall this evening for the first meeting of the Complete Count Committee (CCC) for the 2020 census. For...

 

Burns Town Council discuss parking and snow removal

Burns Town Council opened with a discussion of resident parking issues. With the winter weather just around the corner there is some concern with people who park large vehicles and trailers on the city right of ways which makes plowing difficult at...

 

American Legion Auxiliary Veteran's support organization

Sunday, November 10, 2019, marked the 100th anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary. Founded in 1919, the Auxiliary's mission is to "Support the American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of...

 

Burns Broncs season ends in playoffs

The Burns Broncs finished the season with a 56/12 loss to the Mountain View Buffaloes this last week and while their hopes for the state 2A championship are over, the boys played one of the most...

 

Pine Bluffs Hornets Volleyball

While the hopes for the Hornet girls to take state are over, the spirit and enthusiasm with which they played will make lifetime memories. The Lady Hornets placed second last year and brought home...

 

Drive-In Car Builders

Several of Pine Bluffs little residents met at the Community Center Tuesday night to build their cars for the annual Texas Trail Movie Night drive in movie on Thursday, November 14th. Doors will open...

 

Town Council discusses importance of census and trash service increase

Monday nights town council meeting stressed the importance, once again, of the upcoming census. With so much of government funding based on population, Mayor Curtis feels that it is vital to make sure that everyone in Pine Bluffs is counted. The...

 

Bullying: no longer just physical now virtural

The dictionary defines bullying as “To seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce someone perceived as vulnerable.” With that in mind, in this series we will take a look at some of the ways that young people are bullying each other. The first part of...

 

Burns Broncs win big over Big Piney

The Burns Broncs move one step closer to state on Friday when they handily beat the Big Piney Punchers 57/6. While no one can deny that the Broncs seem hungry for the title this year, they aren't taki...

 

Hyleigh Fornstrom signs with WNCC

Senior Hyleigh Fornstrom has made the decision to sign with Western Nebraska Community College on a full ride scholarship for volleyball. For the next two years Hyleigh will study Business Management...

 

Wyoming Veteran's Commission has new director- Tim Sheppard

After putting forty years in with the Army, what could make an old soldier like Tim Sheppard come out of retirement? The kind of job that allows a veteran to take care of other vets. The new...

 

Burns Town Council discuss water, water damage, and local ambulance service

Hard water and roof leaks were topics of the last Burns Town Council meeting. In a unanimous decision, the council voted to purchase a water softener for the community center in hopes of saving wear and tear on the dishwasher. Town Clerk Toni...

 

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is fast approaching and we here at the Pine Bluffs Post want to see all of our readers have a safe and happy Halloween. That being said here are some things to keep in mind as your little ones prepare for trick or treating this Thursday eve...

 

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